Avery and Social Change

[Left to right] Federal Judge J. Waties Waring, Mamie Garvin Fields, Elizabeth Waring, and Arthur J. Clement, ca. 1950s, courtesy of the <em>Post and Courie</em>r.

[Left to right] Federal Judge J. Waties Waring, Mamie Garvin Fields, Elizabeth Waring, and Arthur J. Clement, ca. 1950s, courtesy of the Post and Courier. Clement served as the president of Avery’s administrative council and the head of the Charleston branch of the NAACP from 1948-1955. He and other prominent Black leaders such as Mamie Garvin Fields worked with Judge Waring and his wife Elizabeth to promote social change throughout South Carolina.